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  • Twitter has been testing several new features for its mobile app recently, and users are about to get even more new things. The company is now working on an option to customize the navigation bar of the Twitter app on iOS and possibly Android as well. more… The post Twitter will soon let you customize the app’s navigation bar appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Back in August, Google rolled out the ability to transfer past WhatsApp messages from iPhones to Samsung Galaxy devices. This ability to transfer your WhatsApp history is now coming to Pixel and all other Android 12 phones. more… The post WhatsApp history can now be transferred from iPhone to Pixel & other Android 12 devices appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • The new 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro models have officially arrived. I paid a visit to my local Apple Store this morning to pick up a 14-inch model, plus a few Apple Polishing Cloths (don’t ask me why). Head below for some quick first impressions after unboxing Apple’s latest and greatest MacBook Pro, which is a return to form in many ways. more… The post Hands-on: The new 14-inch MacBook Pro is a stunning return to form appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple today announced a new expansion to Apple News, an app that offers articles from multiple websites, newspapers, and magazines in one place. Now the local news experience will be available in more cities. more… The post Apple News expands local news coverage to three new cities in the US appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple has officially released iOS 15.1 to the general public. This update comes a month after Apple introduced iOS 15 and delayed some important features that were expected to launch with it. Here’s everything new with iOS 15.1 that should make you update your iPhone now. more… The post iOS 15.1 is now available, here’s why you should update appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • 9to5Mac is brought to you by CleanMyMac X. Find hidden junk, large old folders, unused apps, and heavy memory consumers. You can also use CleanMyMac X to remove malware, unwanted pop-ups, and virus extensions. Try it for free.  Want to check out all the new features and changes landing with macOS 12 Monterey? Follow along for how to install macOS Monterey on your Mac to get going with Shortcuts, the new Safari, Focus mode, AirPlay to Mac, and much more. We’ll also look at Mac hardware compatibility, how much disk space you’ll need, and Monterey’s stability. more… The post Here’s how to upgrade your Mac to macOS Monterey appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple has set its next Apple Watch Activity Challenge for Veterans Day, which takes place in two weeks on November 11. This challenge requires users to complete any workout for 11 minutes or more to unlock stickers that can be used in the Messages app, FaceTime, and more.  more… The post Apple sets Apple Watch Activity Challenge for Veterans Day in November appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple is today releasing iOS 14.8.1, one day after the company released iOS 15.1, iPadOS 15.1, watchOS 8.1, tvOS 15.1, and macOS Monterey. more… The post Apple releases iOS 14.8.1 with security fixes for devices not running iOS 15 appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Fantastical has been updated to version 3.5 to coincide with the macOS Monterey release, and it’s bringing a lot of new features for Mac users. more… The post Fantastical for Mac adds Shortcuts, time-sensitive notifications support, more appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Cisco is introducing an all-new Webex app for iPad. According to the company, it delivers “the ultimate productivity experience with the familiarity of iPadOS.” This version of Webex supports native features of iPadOS like Split View for multitasking, Center Stage, which automatically pans the camera to keep users in view, and Picture-in-Picture for video conferencing, so users can multitask while in meetings. more… The post Cisco introduces all-new Webex app for iPad with PiP, Center Stage support, more appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • All of today’s best deals are headlined by an Anker iPhone accessory sale starting at $14. That’s alongside the previous-generation Apple TV 4K at $125 and Apple’s new AirPods Pro with MagSafe charging case on sale for the first time. Hit the jump for all that and more in the latest 9to5Toys Lunch Break. more… The post Tuesday’s best deals: Anker iPhone accessory sale from $14, Apple TV 4K $125, more appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • The all-new 14 and 16-inch MacBook Pro, 3rd-gen AirPods, and yep, even the Apple Polishing Cloth are arriving in customers’ hands today. Many of the products are days or weeks out from shipping for online orders at this point, but many Apple Stores have stock for pickup today. Meanwhile, some early preorders are seeing last-minute delays. more… The post MacBook Pro and AirPods in stock at many Apple Stores while some preorders see last-minute delays appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • The release of the Apple Watch Series 7 was overshadowed by the MacBook Pro event, but Apple executives still want to talk about the Series 7. Although it doesn’t bring new sensors or even a new processor, the larger screen is what people should be focusing on when thinking about buying this product. more… The post Apple execs discuss benefits of larger Apple Watch Series 7 display appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • On Tuesday, Verizon announced that it has partnered with Amazon’s upcoming Project Kuiper satellite internet constellation to develop technology to help its service expand into more remote locations. more… The post Verizon teams up with Amazon’s Project Kuiper to expand its coverage appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • If there’s one complaint I’ve heard more than any other this week it’s this: Why is there no MacBook Pro Face ID feature in the notch? Views on the notch itself have been mixed, but one recurring comment has been that it would have been better justified if it had contained Face ID. more… The post Comment: There’s a good reason there’s no MacBook Pro Face ID in the notch appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac Daily is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. Sponsored by Direct Mail: Create and send great looking email newsletters with Direct Mail, an easy to use email marketing app for the Mac. Get started for free and save 10% when you sign up for any pricing plan. more… The post 9to5Mac Daily: October 26, 2021 – iOS 15.1 and macOS Monterey release appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • In honor of the iPod’s 20th anniversary and the 10th anniversary of Steve Jobs passing, Native Union is out with a commemorative and useful little accessory – AirPods Beanies. Inspired by the classic iPod Socks, the new AirPods Beanies work with all AirPods cases (and more) and come in a colorful 4-pack. more… The post Native Union celebrates iPod 20th anniversary with iPod Socks-inspired AirPod Beanies appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Adobe MAX 2021 kicks off today, and with it Adobe is introducing new features to its Creative Cloud applications for desktop and mobile. Creative Cloud is also expanding to the web and integrates several new sharing features to make design collaboration easier. Below are just a few of the biggest highlights: more… The post Adobe MAX 2021: More Creative Cloud apps come to M1, new features, more appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple’s lead over Intel when it comes to laptop chips is undeniable, even by the US chipmaker itself. A deep dive showed that the new MacBook Pro competes against even the best desktop PCs powered by Intel chips, with a similar story emerging against ultra-high-end GPUs. There have, though, been those suggesting that the lead is either slim or temporary. Two high-profile names dispute this claim: former Mac chief Jean-Louis Gassée, and ex-Windows president Steven Sinofsky. more… The post Former Mac chief and Windows head both stress vast scale of Apple’s lead over Intel appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • While there has been one sketchy claim that the iPhone SE 3 will be based on the iPhone XR, all reliable sources are pointing to a much less interesting design update. A new report today reiterates that the 2022 iPhone SE will still have a 4.7-inch display, strongly indicating that it will remain based on the iPhone 8 form factor. There is also a suggestion that it could be called the SE Plus, but this is most likely a misunderstanding. more… The post Another report points to unexciting iPhone SE 3 design; claims could be called SE Plus appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Aqara, one of the best ways to build a HomeKit powered smart home for low cost has a new way to get started for even less upfront expense. The new Aqara E1 hub features a compact design with high installation flexibility and can be bridged to HomeKit. more… The post HomeKit Weekly: Aqara releases flexible new USB HomeKit hub for low-cost device expansion appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • In this episode of the Apple @ Work podcast, Jason Dettbarn from Addigy returns to the show to look at how managed service providers are helping manage and secure Apple devices in the enterprise. Sponsored by Direct Mail: Bring the power of email marketing to your internal communications, with Direct Mail for Mac. Create, track, and securely send right from your desktop. Request a free trial today! Sponsored by Mosyle: Managing Apple devices at work shouldn’t be difficult. Mosyle makes it easy. more… The post Apple @ Work Podcast: What role does an MSP play when looking at MDM integration? appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • The prolific Pixelmator team has today released the latest update to their flagship image and photo editor, MacBook Pros. There’s also a new Split Comparison view for comparing layer adjustments, a new Bokeh blur filter, and more enhancements. more… The post Pixelmator Pro adds full support for macOS Monterey, featuring 28 Shortcuts actions appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple announced the new 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro last week during its special October event. As Tuesday approaches, customers are finally having their 2021 MacBook Pro orders delivered. more… The post First 2021 MacBook Pro orders arriving to customers around the world appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • DaisyDisk is a popular Mac app that helps users free up disk space by analyzing all your files and suggesting which ones you should delete. What you may not know is that DaisyDisk also supports cloud services, so users can use the tool to free up space in Google Drive, Dropbox, and even OneDrive. more… The post How to free up space in Google Drive, Dropbox, and OneDrive with DaisyDisk appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • The new 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro will soon be available to customers around the world, and they come with the new M1 Pro and M1 Max chips. It’s no surprise at this point that these Apple Silicon chips are extremely powerful, but a new benchmark test run with Affinity’s tool shows that the M1 Max’s GPU beats the $6,000 AMD Radeon Pro W6900X for some tasks. more… The post Apple M1 Max GPU beats $6,000 AMD Radeon Pro W6900X in Affinity benchmark appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple last week introduced its own Polishing Cloth along with the new 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro and AirPods 3. While shipping estimates for Apple’s cloth have already slipped to 2022, some lucky consumers have already been able to get their hands on the new product — and now we have the first photos of it. more… The post First photos of Apple’s new Polishing Cloth surface on the web appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple has finally released macOS Monterey to the public. The update comes with several new features, including Focus mode for notifications, SharePlay, Live Text, and more. Another new feature is the ability to AirPlay from an iPhone or iPad to a Mac without having to install any third-party apps, so read on as we detail how to use this feature. more… The post You can now AirPlay from iPhone or iPad to Mac with macOS Monterey, here’s how appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple has redesigned the human interface guidelines page on their developer website, making it easier to find the right templates and fonts you want to work with. In addition to the new site, Apple has also added all-new templates and libraries for iOS 15 and iPadOS 15. more… The post Apple refreshes design resources for iOS 15 with new templates, fonts, and website appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple released iOS 15.1 and iPadOS 15.1 today with support for the new SharePlay feature that allows users to interact with content together over FaceTime. Apple offers their own apps for SharePlay like TV and Fitness, but there are a plethora of third-party apps with SharePlay support available to download right now. more… The post Here are some of the best SharePlay apps for iOS 15.1 and iPadOS 15.1 appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • The Twitter account @AppleDemoYT has revealed a hidden file in an Apple Watch retail store demo unit. The file in question is an “Apple Watch Pro” logo that never saw the light of day. The demo unit that this file was discovered on was the original design that had a built-in iPad mini for walking a customer through watchOS. more… The post Unused ‘Apple Watch Pro’ name revealed through 2015 Apple Store demo unit appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • SharePlay is one of the most highly anticipated features that was pushed back a bit from the initial iOS 15 launch. Now that it’s officially arrived with iOS 15.1, here’s a hands-on look at how to use SharePlay on iPhone and iPad to share music, videos, and your whole screen. more… The post Here’s how to use SharePlay in iOS 15.1 to share music, videos, and more appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Facebook on Monday reported fiscal results for its third quarter of 2021 with $29.01 billion in revenue coming from advertisements. However, company CEO Mark Zuckerberg remains upset about Apple’s privacy changes, as he said during an investor call that Apple has been hurting not only Facebook, but “millions of small businesses.” more… The post Facebook again criticizes Apple’s privacy policies, says they hurt ‘millions of small businesses’ appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • A new report from The Information today indicates that Apple is “very likely” to face an antitrust lawsuit from the Department of Justice in the United States. The report explains that the US DOJ has “accelerated” the antitrust probe into Apple, which it first opened back in 2019. more… The post Report: Apple ‘very likely’ to face antitrust lawsuit from US Department of Justice appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • macOS Monterey was first unveiled during the WWDC21 keynote and after four months, it’s finally released today. Even so, not all users will be able to take advantage of the new features, as several functions will only be available to the M1, M1 Pro, and M1 Max Mac models. Read on as we round them up. more… The post macOS Monterey: Here are the features exclusive to M1 Macs appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • With today’s release of iOS 15.1, Apple now allows you to add your vaccination cards to the Apple Wallet application. This comes after the initial release of iOS 15 last month added new Health features for storing your COVID-19 immunizations and test results in the Health app. more… The post iOS 15.1 lets you store your COVID-19 vaccination card in the Wallet app appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Alongside the release of macOS Monterey today, the award-winning photo and video editor Darkroom is getting updated to version 5.7 with some new features for the latest version of macOS. more… The post Darkroom updated with macOS Monterey support, ‘Clarity’ feature for Mac, and more appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Alongside the announcement of Apple Fitness+ launching in 15 new regions on November 3, Apple quietly made the premium tier of Apple One available soon in 17 new countries. more… The post Apple One Premier expanding to 17 new regions starting next week appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • macOS 12 Mac now? Read on to figure out what the best option is for you. more… The post Should I upgrade to macOS Monterey? appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Picture quality has always been the biggest strength of the Google Pixel lineup, but Apple has come back in a big way with its latest iPhone models, taking the crown away from Google. With a major update to its setup in the Pixel 6 series, the comparison with iPhone 13 Pro tells a very different story. more… The post Pixel 6 Pro’s camera revamp plays catchup w/ iPhone 13 Pro, making it a close call [Video] appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple released today HomePod 15.1 Software with the long-awaited Lossless and Dolby Atmos support. While both the HomePod and HomePod mini support Lossless, if you want to listen to Spatial Audio with the HomePod mini, there’s a hidden workaround… more… The post HomePod now supports Lossless and Dolby Atmos, here’s a workaround for HomePod mini appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • With the release of iOS 15.1, macOS Monterey, and other Apple operating systems, the company also announced that its Apple Fitness+ service will expand to an additional 15 regions starting on November 3. more… The post Apple Fitness+ to launch in 15 new countries on November 3 appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • After about a month of beta testing, Apple is finally releasing watchOS 8.1 to all developers. Different from iOS 15.1 and other operating systems, watchOS 8.1 is all about minor updates. more… The post Apple releases watchOS 8.1 with COVID-19 vaccination card support, more appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple is releasing tvOS 15.1, which finally brings SharePlay support, as well as HomePod 15.1 Software with Lossless and Dolby Atmos support today for all users. more… The post Apple releases tvOS 15.1 with SharePlay and HomePod 15.1 with Lossless support appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple today is officially releasing iOS 15.1 and iPadOS 15.1 to the public. After over a month of beta testing, iOS 15.1 brings new features including SharePlay, upgrades to the Camera application for iPhone 13 users, and much more. Head below for the full details on what’s new in iOS 15.1. more… The post iOS 15.1 is rolling out to iPhone users today, here’s what’s new appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • One day ahead of the all-new MacBook Pro notebooks arriving to the first customers, Apple has officially launched its latest major update for Mac. macOS Monterey comes with a new Safari experience, Shortcuts app, Focus mode, Live Text, AirPlay to Mac, SharePlay, and more. more… The post Apple releases macOS Monterey with all-new Safari, Shortcuts app, SharePlay, Live Text, more appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Following the first reviews of the new MacBook Pros earlier this morning, the embargo has now been lifted on AirPods 3. The early reviews are here to go in-depth on the new design, spatial audio support, and much more. Head below for the full details on everything you need to know… more… The post AirPods 3 reviews: Major improvements to sound quality and fit lead the way appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Kicking off a new week, all of today’s best deals are now up for the taking and headlined by an Amazon discount on the new AirPods Pro with MagSafe case at $220. That’s alongside a chance to save on the M1 Pro MacBook Pro ahead of launch and this new Best Buy Apple sale. Hit the jump for all that and more in the latest 9to5Toys Lunch Break. more… The post Deals: Apple’s AirPods Pro with MagSafe Case and M1 Pro MacBook Pro see first Amazon discounts appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Ahead of the first 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro pre-orders arriving tomorrow, third-party apps are already emerging to help make the controversial notch “disappear.” Dubbed “TopNotch,” this app comes from the creators of the popular CleanShot X screenshot utility for macOS. more… The post Third-party apps to ‘hide’ the new MacBook Pro’s notch are here appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • An M1 Pro and M1 Max deep dive shows that the new chips don’t just allow the new MacBook Pro models to outclass Windows laptops, but also compete against the best desktop PCs – something that wasn’t even considered possible for a mobile chip! Making this all the more remarkable is the fact that the actual CPU cores appear to be the same ones found in the base-level M1 chip; it’s just that everything else is better. more… The post M1 Pro and M1 Max deep dive shows how the MacBook Pro competes against the best desktop PCs appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • The new MacBook Pros are notable upgrades for many reasons: the new M1 Pro and M1 Max chips, the return of MagSafe, the removal of the Touch Bar, and much more. As it turns out, Apple has another treat for fans: the stickers included with the new MacBook Pro are black. more… The post PSA: New 14″ and 16″ MacBook Pros include black Apple stickers in the box appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Today, Anker is expanding its stable of iPhone 13 accessories with a new collection of MagSafe gear. Entering under the new MagGo umbrella, the Anker lineup arrives with six different ways to top off one of Apple’s latest smartphones, both at-home and on-the-go. more… The post Anker debuts new MagGo MagSafe accessory collection for iPhone 13 appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • After being announced last week and ahead of the first orders arriving to customers tomorrow, the early reviews of the new 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro models are here. These reviews provide our first in-depth looks at the new design and notch, the ProMotion display technology, the M1 Pro and M1 Max chips, and more. Head below for the full details… more… The post Roundup: MacBook Pro reviews go in-depth on new design, M1 Pro and M1 Max chips, notch, more appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • The Facebook Papers – a huge set of internal company documents provided to news organizations by whistleblower Frances Haugen – look set to reveal a lot of compromising information about the company. Initial reports published today include confirmation that CEO Mark Zuckerberg was fully aware of the way in which the social media platform was contributing to the polarization that played a significant role in leading to the US insurrection. more… The post Facebook Papers show Zuckerberg aware of polarization that contributed to US insurrection appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac Daily is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. Sponsored by Direct Mail: Create and send great looking email newsletters with Direct Mail, an easy to use email marketing app for the Mac. Get started for free and save 10% when you sign up for any pricing plan. more… The post 9to5Mac Daily: October 25, 2021 – MacBook Pro shipments, App Store updates appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Almost two years since its debut, Apple TV+ is set to arrive in South Korea on November 4 alongside the first Korean production called Dr. Brain. more… The post Apple TV+ to launch in South Korea next week alongside new ‘Dr. Brain’ original series appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • A New York Times journalist covering the Middle East has described the experience of his iPhone being hacked, and the security precautions he now takes as a result. Ben Hubbard says there were four attempts to hack his iPhone, and that two of them succeeded, with all the signs pointing to the use of NSO’s Pegasus spyware. more… The post NYT journalist describes his iPhone being hacked, and the precautions he now takes appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • With the macOS Monterey being released today, Ulysses is updating its apps to version 24.2, bringing a handful of new features such as Shortcuts integration and Quick Notes. more… The post Ulysses adds Shortcuts and Quick Notes integration with macOS Monterey release, more appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • An Apple product launch wouldn’t be complete without some kind of controversy, and the MacBook Pro notch has been giving people plenty to talk about. While some people are really unhappy about it, Apple says it’s a really smart feature. more… The post Apple says MacBook Pro notch is ‘a really smart’ design feature appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • I’ve been using Apple’s “pro” iPads since the first one was introduced. It was an obvious play for someone like me who used the iPad in a professional context before it was cool to do so. Apple’s also given the iPad Pro cool new features exclusively over the past six years, leaving the regular iPad in the dust. But recently, Apple has started to show a willingness to share its best new features with the iPad, iPad Air, and iPad mini. Over the past several days I’ve been rocking Apple’s new 9th generation iPad and I’m stunned to say, it’s fantastic and it’s the first one that has everything I need. more… The post Review: The new $329 iPad is an incredible value for anyone who wants a good mobile computer appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • After a long year of rumors and wrong release predictions, Apple finally unveiled the new AirPods 3, and they are impressive in many ways. Even so, if you’re planning on updating your AirPods or buying one for the first time, the one you should be looking at are the AirPods Pro. more… The post Comment: Here’s why AirPods Pro are a better option for most buyers than AirPods 3 appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Acronis has unveiled the latest integration of Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud by integrating with Addigy and its Apple device management solutions for enterprises. This new integration is another step in Acronis’ latest effort in enabling managed service providers to easily deploy and manage the company’s single-agent cyber protection solution across macOS/iOS devices for businesses. more… The post Acronis integrates with Addigy’s MDM to enable MSPs to extend security protection across macOS devices appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • After indicating that they were “preparing to ship” earlier this week, the first 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro pre-orders have now officially started shipping. The first orders are slated to arrive to customers on Tuesday, October 26. Meanwhile, shipping estimates for new orders placed today via the Apple Store Online continue to slip towards 2022… more… The post First 14″ and 16″ MacBook Pro orders now shipping; new orders backordered to as late as December 23 appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Cabel Sasser from Panic has shared an exclusive look at an extremely early iPod prototype that I’d reckon you’ve never seen before. The rare prototype is yellow and fairly large compared to the shipping version of the original iPod, despite it being from late in the product’s development cycle. Cabel says that this iPod prototype is dated September 3, 2001. more… The post Panic shares first look at extremely rare first-generation iPod prototype appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Ever since Apple announced that AirPods Pro or AirPods Max, this experience is even better thanks to the dynamic head tracking feature. With that, the indie developers from Portal Labs just updated Portal, their iOS wellbeing app to take full advantage of Spatial Audio technology. more… The post Hands-on: Portal is an immersive Spatial Audio app for focus, sleep, or escape appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • The iPod is a funny product. It fundamentally changed Apple and yet it has been slowly and unceremoniously murdered by its successors, the iPhone and the iPad. iPod has a long and storied history, from how it came to be to the sheer number of models that the company worked on for two decades. The original iPod was the very first handheld consumer electronic that Apple made post Steve Jobs’ return to the company and it kickstarted a revolution in virtually every major industry around the world. But the iPod also means something special to me. The first Apple product that was brand new and really mine was an iPod shuffle given to me for my 7th birthday. more… The post 20 years ago today iPod changed the world, here’s what it means to us appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple @ Work is brought to you by Kandji, a modern, cloud-based platform to manage and secure your Mac, iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV devices. Kandji saves IT teams hours of manual work with features like one-click compliance templates and 150+ pre-built automations, apps, and workflows. Request access. Last week, I looked at the key features that I believe will impact the workplace with macOS Monterey. This week, I want to look at some other aspects of Apple’s new version of macOS and see how they’ll be used at work. more… The post Apple @ Work: These are the secondary features of macOS Monterey that will be useful at work appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • After the first unboxing video and real-life photos of the 14-inch MacBook Pro surfaced online yesterday, now it’s time for the first hands-on of the 16-inch MacBook Pro powered by the M1 Pro processor. As posted by a Reddit user, there’s a new video online posted by YouTuber SANG SÁNG SUỐT showing how the new 16-inch M1 Pro MacBook Pro looks in real life and compared to the old Intel 15-inch model. more… The post New 16-inch MacBook Pro gets early hands-on and older model comparison appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Blackmagic today released a new update to its popular video editing software DaVinci Resolve, which is available for multiple platforms – including macOS. In the Mac version of the app, the company has added full support for Apple’s new M1 Pro and M1 Max chips, and the developers say it runs up to five times faster on the new MacBook Pro. more… The post DaVinci Resolve updated with M1 Pro and M1 Max support; runs 5x faster on new MacBook Pro appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple this week officially held its highly-anticipated “Unleashed” event to unveil new 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro models. The event marked Apple’s second in as many months, but according to a new report, it’s unlikely that we’ll see any more major product announcements from Apple this year… more… The post Gurman: Apple unlikely to hold November event; new iPad Pro, larger iMac, and more on track for 2022 appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Elgato’s EpocCam is an app that lets you use your iPhone as a webcam for your Mac or Windows PC. This week, the company announced a new partnership with Snapchat to bring Snap Lenses to EpocCam, so users can now apply AR filters to a live video. more… The post EpocCam now lets you use your iPhone as a webcam with AR Snap Lenses appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • After over a day of confusion among users, Apple has officially confirmed that Apple purchases using Apple Card are only eligible for 3% Daily Cash. This comes after many Apple Card users noticed that Apple purchases were showing 6% Daily Cash yesterday. Head below for the full details. more… The post Apple confirms Apple Card 6% cash back was an error, but will issue credits to affected users appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • “Drive for desktop” is Google’s unified cloud backup application for consumer and business users after years of maintaining two separate clients. Google Drive for desktop has now been updated with full support for Mac laptops and desktops with Apple’s M1 chip. more… The post Google Drive for desktop updated with full Apple M1 Mac support appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple is announcing a trio of updates to the App Store Guidelines today that focuses on giving developers more flexibility for communicating with their customers. One of the changes specifically comes to address Apple’s settlement in a class-action lawsuit from small developers in the US, first announced back in August. more… The post Apple updates App Store Guidelines in response to class-action lawsuit from developers appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Today, Anker is expanding its stable of iPhone 13 accessories with a new version of its popular PowerWave Magnetic Stand. Delivering a refreshed 3-in-1 form factor, the new Anker 3-in-1 MagSafe Stand arrives with the ability to top off everything from your iPhone to AirPods and Apple Watch. more… The post Anker intros new 3-in-1 MagSafe Charging Stand with Apple Watch dock appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • As pre-orders begin preparing for shipment, Apple Authorized Retailers around the world are beginning to get stock of the new 14-inch MacBook Pro. As such, the first videos and images of the new machines in the wild have started to emerge, including a comparison to the previous-generation 13-inch MacBook Pro as well as an unboxing video. more… The post First unboxing video and photos surface of new 14-inch MacBook Pro appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Now that AirPods 3 have officially been announced by Apple, we can shift our attention to the second-generation AirPods Pro that are rumored for 2022. A sketchy set of new images today claims to show AirPods Pro 2, and while some of the supposed features shown would be nice additions, the images should be treated with a hefty dose of skepticism… more… The post Sketchy images claim to show upgraded AirPods Pro case with speaker holes for ‘Find My’ appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Update October 22, 2021: This appears to have been an error on Apple’s end. New purchases are no longer showing 6% Daily Cash. The company has not yet responded to 9to5Mac’s request for clarification. Apple appears to be rolling out an upgraded Daily Cash back offer for Apple Card users. As first spotted by Tailosive Tech on Twitter and confirmed by 9to5Mac, Apple is now offering 6% Daily Cash back on purchases made from the Apple Online Store. more… The post Apple Card now offering 6% Daily Cash back on purchases from Apple [U: Error] appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac Daily is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. Sponsored by Incipio: Protect your iPhone 13 w/ Incipio’s new MagSafe collection. Available at Incipio and Verizon.com more… The post 9to5Mac Daily: October 22, 2021 – New MacBook Air rumors and more appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • There is no shortage of HomeKit lamps on the market, and they’ve been a big hit at my house with my family. My kids love the multi-colored lights, I love the ability to turn them off from Siri using HomePods, and they are fairly inexpensive. My new favorite lamp is the YEELight HomeKit Lamp, which is the perfect size and shape for a bedside table. more… The post HomeKit Weekly: YEELIGHT lamp makes for the perfect bedside lamp for HomeKit appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Heading into the weekend, all of today’s best deals are headlined by a sale of up to $529 off iPhone 11/Pro/Max. That’s alongside AirPods Max at $429 and this 1-day Samsung 20% off storage sale. Hit the jump for all that and more in the latest 9to5Toys Lunch Break. more… The post iPhone 11/Pro/Max $529 off in Friday’s best deals + AirPods Max at $429 and Samsung storage sale appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • This week on Happy Hour, Benjamin and Zac break down everything that was announced at the October 2021 Apple event, including the bizarre Apple Music Voice Plan, new AirPods and HomePod mini colors. But the stars of the show are the new 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro sporting the latest-generation Apple Silicon chips. Sponsored by Upstart: Find out how Upstart can lower your monthly payments today when you go to Upstart.com/HAPPYHOUR. Sponsored by Headspace: You deserve to feel happier, and Headspace is meditation made simple. Go to Headspace.com/MAC for a one-month free trial. Sponsored by BetterHelp: As a listener, you’ll get 10% off your first month by visiting our sponsor at BetterHelp.com/MacHappyHour. more… The post 9to5Mac Happy Hour 352: New 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro unleashed at the October Apple event appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • This past summer we learned that Apple was in talks with China’s CATL and BYD to supply battery packs for its electric vehicle. But now it appears the negotiations have stalled as Apple allegedly wants the batteries to be made in the US as well as an exclusive manufacturing operation. more… The post Report: Apple Car battery talks with Chinese suppliers on pause, shift to Panasonic appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • The iPod success story was far from assured, even after it was launched, says Tony Fadell, the man dubbed “father of the iPod.” Early sales were nothing to write home about, and Fadell felt it would take three generations before the product line would take off, so he asked Apple cofounder Steve Jobs to make a promise… more… The post iPod success story was down to Steve Jobs keeping his word, says Tony Fadell appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • With the Apple Silicon transition in full swing following this week’s announcement of new 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro models, Apple executives say there is still a lot more to look forward to. In a new interview with Wired, Apple’s Johnny Srouji, John Ternus, and Greg Joswiak talked in-depth about the new MacBook Pros, what the company learned from the 2016 MacBook Pro refresh, and more. more… The post Apple execs talk new MacBook Pro, end of the Touch Bar, and offer advice to Google in new interview appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • During Monday’s “Unleashed” special event, Apple announced that Apple Music would be gaining hundreds of brand-new mood and activity playlists. As first spotted by the folks at MacStories, those new playlists are now rolling out, and there are over 250 from which to choose. more… The post Apple Music begins rolling out new mood and activity playlists; here’s how to find them appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Satechi is out today with an interesting take on the USB-C hub. Coming with a compact design, the USB-C Hybrid Multiport Adapter features an integrated SSD slot to work as external storage alongside the extra I/O. more… The post Satechi launches USB-C Hybrid Multiport Adapter with hidden SSD slot appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • As soon as Apple unveiled the new iMac earlier this year, it hit me that the company needed to give the same design treatment to its mobile counterpart, the MacBook Air. Soon after, the rumors started flowing in, and now that Apple has officially revealed its newest notebook designs with the MacBook Pro, it’s time to look ahead to how the MacBook Air could be redesigned. more… The post Concept: How a new MacBook Air could adopt the best parts of the iMac and MacBook Pro appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • We’re expecting the 2022 iPhone SE to be a rather unexciting update, retaining the existing form factor and simply getting a faster chip and 5G. However, a sketchy report today suggests that it will be a much more significant design update. A Chinese site claims that the instead of being based on the iPhone 8, it will instead be based on the iPhone XR, with its far more contemporary appearance … more… The post Sketchy claim says 2022 iPhone SE will be based on iPhone XR appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • An FTC investigation found that major ISPs monetize private customer data in a variety of ways, all while telling users that their data is not sold … more… The post ISPs monetize customer data, says FTC privacy report; iCloud Private Relay can prevent appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Back in April, the REvil ransomware group hacked into Mac assembler Quanta to reveal 2021 MacBook Pro designs ahead of the launch. Now REvil has itself been hacked in an FBI-led operation, in partnership with the Secret Service and law enforcement agencies in multiple countries. Law enforcement gained control of a number of REvil servers in an operation designed to prevent further attacks, and to pursue individuals involved in running the ransomware group … more… The post REvil ransomware group that hacked Apple designs has itself been hacked by the FBI appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple TV+ offers exclusive Apple original TV shows and movies in 4K HDR quality. You can watch across all of your screens and pick up where you left off on any device. Apple TV+ costs $4.99 per month. Here’s every Apple original television show and movie available now on Apple TV+, as well as the latest trailers …more… The post Apple TV+ Guide: Here are all the Apple TV shows and movies available now appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple’s Reminders app is leveled up in iOS 15 with tags. Let’s look at how to organize iPhone Reminders with tags, search, quickly create new reminders in a tag group, with Smart Lists, and more. more… The post Hands-on: Here’s how tags work in the Reminders app on iOS 15 appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple TV+ today launched its new big-budget sci-fi series Invasion, streaming exclusively on Apple TV+. Here’s more about Invasion and how to watch. more… The post How to watch the new Apple TV+ sci-fi series Invasion appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Earlier this year, Apple implemented a new App Tracking Transparency system that requires the user to allow or deny third-party apps from tracking them over the internet. Although Snap (the company behind Snapchat) was in favor of these changes at first, it now says its revenue has been affected by Apple’s new privacy policies. more… The post Snap CEO says Apple’s privacy policies have been affecting its revenue appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple Watch Series 7 was announced in September but only became available in stores earlier this month. Now iFixit has finally shared its traditional teardown to show what the new Apple Watch looks like inside. This time, the repair company has invited former Apple engineers to help them in the process. more… The post iFixit teams up with former Apple engineers to teardown Apple Watch Series 7 appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Hyper just launched two new products to help keep your iPhone, iPad, and MacBooks charged. The HyperJuice 245W USB-C GaN Charger is great for quickly recharging multiple devices, even multiple MacBooks, simultaneously. While the HyperJuice 245W USB-C Battery Pack is perfect for charging multiple devices on the go in an airline-safe form factor. Watch our hands-on video for the details. more… The post Hands-on: HyperJuice 245W USB-C Battery Pack & GaN Charger [Video] appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • The Nielsen TV ratings hold a prestigious place in at least measuring the popularity of traditional television watching. Whilst Nielsen is slightly less relevant when it comes to streaming, it does have widely-regarded streaming charts featuring Netflix, Disney+, Hulu and Amazon Prime Video titles. For the first time, Apple TV+ is now also being tracked by Nielsen and Ted Lasso made its debut as the fifth-most watched original series for the week of September 20-26, in the United States. more… The post Nielsen streaming TV charts now include Apple TV+ for the first time, Ted Lasso debuts in top 10 appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • After the “Unleashed” event where Apple introduced the new MacBook Pro, rumors have now turned their attention to the 2022 MacBook Air. Today, reliable leaker Dylandkt shared details about what people should expect from the next MacBook Air. more… The post 2022 MacBook Air rumors: New design and colors, white bezels, mini-LED, ‘slightly’ more expensive appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple could be one of multiple US technology companies that are pressured to store more user data in China, according to a new report from the Information. The report explains that companies including Tesla and LinkedIn have so far faced this pressure, and that legal experts believe “Chinese authorities are likely to pressure Apple to store more data about its Chinese users in China.” more… The post Report: Apple could face new pressure to store more customer data in China appeared first on 9to5Mac.